Okina is the physical embodiment of Yin & Yang, light and dark. Two contrasting knife designs, form part of one contrasting collaboration; the Orient inspired curvaceous knives and the European minimal straight knives.
'Okina' is a dwarf Japanese Maple with small serrated green foliage. It grows dense and upright, with tall thin stems and spreading habit, and the leaves turn to oranges to reds in the fall.
European Product Design Award
The European Product Design Award™ recognizes the efforts of talented international product and industrial designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations.
IDA Design Award
The International Design Awards (IDA) exists to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic and Fashion Design.
Good Design Award
Award to Okina Satin, the Chicago Athenaeum presents the GOOD DESIGN Awards Program for the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.
A curved blade and a straight blade. Okina allows restaurants to change the aesthetic of the table setting for lunch and dinner services, though the switching of knife designs, whilst using the same forks and spoons. Imagine dressing the table with different cutlery each meal, yet it being only one cutlery range. The playfulness and adaptability we love, as it complements the aspirations of both interior design and cultural cuisines.
Whether you choose the straight knife or the curved knife, Okina comes in a full place setting with forks and spoons that compliment either knife design.
Paired with Toona Chopsticks, the Okina range can fit a wide variety of different styles. The two different knife designs together with PVD options and multiple Toona chopstick colours makes for countless options.
Okina allows users to change the aesthetic of the table setting though the switching of different knives